A dock is an application manager that sits on one side of the screen. Generally, docks don't stretch all the way across the screen, and group the windows for applications into single icons. Some well-known docks include Docky/Plank, Cairo Dock, and AWN.

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How do I change the hold delay to move a Unity launcher icon?

I need to increase the hold delay to move an icon in the Unity launcher in Ubuntu 13.10. How do I do that ? I need this because of latency of remote desktop access: a short click acts as a long one ...
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Disable dash docking feature in gnome shell

I want to use gnome dock only as a launching panel, I don't want it to show currently opened windows. That is it should be just bookmark bar for favorite applications. How do I do this?
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Some apps shown twice in dock when using Gnome Shell?

I just started using Gnome Shell and so far I love it. However, I added some of my frequently used apps as favourites to the dock, and some of them show up twice when launched. Once as if they are not ...
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How do I activate docker?

I'm using Openbox (because the gnome3 GNOME shell and Unity were both making me c-r-a-z-y, not because I don't have hardware) and want to install a dock. I've heard good things about Docker and Docky ...
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Cairo dock startup issues on ubuntu 15.04

Cairo Dock doesn't start on startup, I always have to start it automatically.
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Dock with launcher

I was wondering if there is any dock such as AWN that has an available plug-in for an OS X Launchpad-style application launcher? I tried searching online, but not much came up in terms of what I was ...
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Non-translucent dock

Is there an option to have non-translucent dock when I have an application maximized? I have combed through System Settings and nothing remotely refers to that. By the way I am running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Replace ubuntu unity launcher with dock

I know it is possible to disable/move unity launcher in ubuntu 11.10, but what about 13.04? I would like to completely disable unity launcher and use some sort of dock, or move unity launcher to the ...
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No Animations in Unity Dock

I've noticed that animations in the Unity dock are no longer showing. I've installed the Paper Theme and Cairo dock (which I later removed). I don't know what reports to run to help identify the ...
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Latitude Does Not Work On Dock

So, I have a new Latitude E7470 and Ubuntu runs just fine on it. However once I put it on the dock it locks up and I have to hard shut it down. Thoughts? Here is my dock.
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What dock I can easily configure to have these controls?

I was trying out docky, and I liked it but i was kinda underwhelmed. The network connections docklet didn't work, there wasn't a volume control and i couldn't change my keyboard input. What docks i ...
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Ubuntu Touch Desktop/Dock Mode

I recently installed Ubuntu Touch dualboot on my Nexus 4. I am considering buying a Slimport HDMI adapter and want to know if Desktop (Dock) mode is functional in the latest release of Ubuntu Touch ...
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Dock icons settings lost after reboot

I have installed 12.04 on my desktop machine, everything works fine except for a few annoyances. All modifications I do to my dock (I add/remove icons) are lost upon reboot/logout. If it helps, I've ...
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after update ubuntu 13.04 my pc doesn't show the dock bar won't show

after update Ubuntu 13.04 which is freshly installed, not showing dock bar and upper bar which is really annoying. i reinstall Ubuntu 3rd time ,but every time the problem happens. i don't know whether ...
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My unity pannel on cairo dock doesnt work

I just upgraded my Ubuntu to 13.04 and installed mac theme from Noobslab and installed Cairo Dock. The problem is when I log in I only find Cairo Gnome and I need Cairo Unity Pannel. Please Respond, ...
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Gnome dash to dock extension minimize when you click, instead of shift+click

My system is Ubuntu gnome 16.04 release (gnome 3.18 shell). I am using Dash to Dock extension. When i click to any minimized programs (i click dock icon) it opens its windows as we want. However when ...
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Is it possible to add a network interface to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server Installer

I am currently trying to setup an unattended usb installer for my company (using ks and preseed) using Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server LTS. We purchased the Dell XPS 13 (9343) (no onboard nic) with the Dell ...
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Secondary battery not found?

I've got a Asus TX300 running Ubuntu 13.04. This is a laptop tablet hybrid which has secondary battery in the dock. This battery is not detected by Ubuntu as far as I can see. Ran this while docked: ...
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group windows on the dash (matlab figures)

Does anyone know how to get gnome to recognize the figures matlab generates as groupable?? I have to create quite a lot of figures and the dash is starting to get really small..... It groups ...
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Dustbin in Dash or Dock, How?

How can I get a dustbin in the Dash, Dock or Tray, whatever you call it? To be specific: Not on the desktop. I do know that already but is not what I mean. I'm using 14.04 Gnome. Thanks in advance.
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Games launched from Steam in Ubuntu are grouped with the other Steam windows

When I launch a game with Steam the game window is automatically grouped with the other Steam windows. I'd like the game windows to have they're own icon in the pager and dock, seperate from the ...
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Adding unity-dock shortcuts at static place

I would like to add a shortcut in my Unity Dock (the left panel), but right on top of the trash icon, in the "static" zone of the dock. A picture is worth a thousand words : Can you help me ...
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Problem with Cairo Dock Weather Ubuntu Gnome

The weather add-on for Cairo Dock suddenly stopped showing on 2 separate computers in the last day, mine and a friend's who I am trying to convince to get away from Windows. Unchecking and ...
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How do I move the left app dock to the bottom on Ubuntu?

How do I move the left app dock to the bottom? It's the one with the rubbish bin on it. How do I move it to the bottom? Thanks! -trace
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Can't click toolbar or dock

The dock and toolbar sometimes become unresponsive to mouse events after logging out and back in between different user accounts on my Ubuntu 15.10 laptop computer. Even hovering over the top bar when ...
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Cairo-dock menu/dialogue box outline color - how to disable it?

For clarification, I include an image showing the outline/border of the menu, which is black in color. Image of tooltip I tried to look at cairo-dock configure -> appearance -> dialogue boxes and ...
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Simple dock with workspace separators

I've tested some dock applications but I'm still not able to get one simple dock with separators indicating workspaces. New windows would open before the workspace separator for each workspace. ...
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Gnome 3 Dash to Dock doesn't group X11 Apps

Dash to Dock in gnome 3 doesn't group x11 'gvim' apps opened over ssh connection. I tried the 'Window List' extension but that doesn't group 'gvim over ssh X11' apps. This used to work in gnome 2 ...
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Shutdown problem after installing Cairo-Dock

I installed Cairo-dock in Ubuntu 14.04. After installing Cairo-dock, Ubuntu native shutdown option is not working. It is only works in Cairo-dock's shutdown option.